Capel Antoinette rug features intricate handwork
A Capel Antoinette rug has intricate handwork that creates a three dimensional design over the center of the rug. A cut pile border in rope, vines and flowers conveys elegance to the overall motif. The patterns for the Antoinette Collection are taken from the 18th century French drawings. These rugs are well suited in formal as well a French Country decors. They are triple luster-washed to create a rich patina.
The Capel Antoinette rug is made from 100% wool and is hand-tufted. Hand-tufted rugs are made much like hand hooked rugs except the loops are sheared to create a flat surface. A hand-tufted rug can be made with many types of fibers such as wool, silk, acrylic or a combination of fibers. They are generally less expensive than hand-knotted rugs and offer tremendous value to the consumer. A three dimensional effect is yielded in Hi-Lo tufted rugs by having a combination of cut and looped pile.
Capel rugs stitched their first rug 90 years ago have become America’s largest manufacturer and importer of area rugs. Capel has an outstanding reputation for their rugs so you can be sure the Capel Antoinette rug will be outstanding quality. Be sure to check out the great online merchants that are able to offer some very attractive prices to the consumer. They are able to do this due to their lower overhead costs.